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Posts Tagged ‘Scholarships’

Loans and Scholarships

Loans and Scholarships

September 21st, 2016

I know that Halloween is a month away, and I don’t mean to scare anyone just yet about the topic of “loans.” When I first started hearing that word and understanding what it was, I got a negative impression out of it, especially when people emphasized that they still owe money after years and years. […]

Decision Time

March 27th, 2016

You’ve made it. You’re nearly finished with your senior year of high school and you can’t wait to take the next steps toward your future in college. College…that’s the tough part isn’t it? By this point you’re probably dizzy from all the campuses you’ve toured and the pile of acceptance letters at you’ve accumulated. Now […]

Scholarship Searches

Scholarship Searches

February 29th, 2016

Affording a college education can be expensive, especially if you plan to dorm on-campus. Besides financial aid from the FAFSA, scholarships (external and internal) can substantially reduce expenses. But getting a scholarship isn’t easy. You have to earn it; you need to meet all the qualifications that the scholarship specifies for. One advise I have […]

The Process of Studying Aboard

The Process of Studying Aboard

February 12th, 2016

Studying aboard is something that didn’t cross my mind when thinking about my college experience. The person who opened my eyes to studying aboard at Loyola was my academic adviser. Being a nursing major, I have a strict outline of my four year plan and the only time I can study aboard is the fall semester […]

The News That Brought Hope

The News That Brought Hope

February 1st, 2016

Who knew paying for college could be so expensive! One thing I knew I had to do in order to pay for college was apply to scholarships, but I wasn’t sure where to start my search. The first thing I did was talked with my counselor. She told me that Loyola was offering 5 students […]

Facing Finals

May 26th, 2015

  Whether you’re a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, you’re final exams are incredibly important to your collegiate futures. Colleges pay close attention to your freshman – junior year grades when making admission and scholarship decisions and colleges can revoke admission or scholarship awards from seniors who let their grades slip. All of this just […]

Fellowship – what is it?

March 13th, 2015

I am here to tell you a little bit more about what a fellowship is because frankly, I would have liked to read or find out what it entailed.  I first heard about a fellowship when I watched “The Imitation Game.”  Yes, the movie.  I know it just came out, but it wasn’t until this […]

Defining Different Types of College Visits: Which visit is right for you?

February 24th, 2015

  Daily Presentations & Tours at the Lake Shore Campus Target Audience: Students who have yet to apply and guests Focus: General information about Loyola and the admission process; tour of the Lake Shore Campus Website: Daily Presentations & Tours at the Water Tower Campus Target Audience: Prospective and admitted students interested in Business, […]

Winning the Scholarship or Honors Program Acceptance Letter

January 13th, 2015

  Congratulations, you’ve been admitted to Loyola University Chicago as a future Rambler! And now, some of you have been invited to apply to Loyola Interdisciplinary Honors Program or the Business Honors Program and some of you have been invited to apply for selective scholarships at Loyola! While being invited to compete for these prestigious organizations and […]

Scholarship Search Tips

December 16th, 2014

  It’s never too soon to start searching for scholarships. Whether you already have your acceptance letter or if you’re still working on completing that application (which you should try to do as soon as possible!), there are plenty of ways for you to begin your scholarship search process. How to get started with YOUR […]